Canada's food processing sector produces goods valued at over $105 billion annually.

Canadian Food Innovators

What’s new? CFI food and beverage research and innovation priority setting final report 2017  

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Turning egg shells into a functional food ingredient

When an egg is cracked, the inside is consumed and the shell is considered waste and thrown away.Canada produces about 615 million dozen eggs per year. About one quarter of those eggs go to the food industry, where they’re broken and used for processing into various products. That resul...

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All the benefits of a fresh, whole blueberry – in a bottle

Blueberries, especially wild varieties, are well-known for their health-boosting antioxidants. Imagine a product that can give you the full health benefits of eating fresh blueberries – but in liquid form.That’s PURE Blueberry, a unique new blueberry purée now on the market...

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Maintaining flavour while ensuring the safety of processed vegetables

It’s generally accepted that heating vegetables before freezing or canning them – using a process called blanching – will affect their taste and texture. And yet heat treatment is considered necessary to ensure food products are safe for human consumption.But what if certain...

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CFI food and beverage research and innovation priority setting final report 2017

Canadian Food Innovators (CFI) undertook development of a prioritized plan for food processing research and innovation in Canada at the company level.

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